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Liberal Police Investigate Injury Accident

Joe Denoyer - June 14, 2017 4:26 pm

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at about 9:35 a.m., emergency responders were dispatched to the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Trail Street for a reported injury accident. Responding officers found two vehicles were involved.

Investigating officers found that a 26 year old male was driving a 2011 Buick east on Trail Street. The male took his eyes from the road to plug in a phone charger while turning north on Lincoln Avenue. The Buick struck a 2008 Chrysler that was stopped at the stop sign.

The driver of the Buick was transported to Southwest Medical Center by Seward County EMS with minor injuries. The driver of the Chrysler, a 41 year old female, was not injured.

Both vehicles were towed from the scene because of functional damage. The driver of the Buick was issued a citation for making an improper turn.

 

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